Alan Chadwick

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Alan Chadwick
Born(1909-07-27)July 27, 1909
DiedMay 25, 1980(1980-05-25) (aged 70)
NationalityEngland
OccupationMaster gardener
Known forLeading innovator of organic farming techniques and influential educator in the field of biodynamic/French intensive gardening.

Alan Chadwick (July 27, 1909 – May 25, 1980) an English master gardener, was a leading innovator of organic farming techniques[1][2] and influential educator in the field of biodynamic/French intensive gardening. He was a student of Rudolf Steiner[3][4] and is often cited[5] as inspirational to the development of the "California cuisine" movement. The Chadwick restaurant in Beverly Hills was named after him.[6] His grave is marked by a stupa at the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in California. Chadwick is the subject of a 2013 retrospective by a former University of California, Santa Cruz, professor, Paul Lee, called There Is a Garden in the Mind: A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California.[7]

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  1. ^ "Biodynamic/French Intensive Gardening". Mother Earth News (1980).
  2. ^ "Intensive Organic Gardening". Ohio State University Extension Factsheet.
  3. ^ "Alan Chadwick". Archived March 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Learning to Give.
  4. ^ "UC Cooperative Extension advisor researches biodynamic grape production". UC Cooperative Extension (2007).
  5. ^ "Growing Menus". Time. June 1, 2003.
  6. ^ Jerry Shriver (May 25, 2001). USA Today: p. D.08
  7. ^ "There Is a Garden in the Mind: A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California". Retrieved September 16, 2014.

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